Kyle Rittenhouse Is a Product of the Republican Martyr Machine

This is what happens when you have a party that commends armed vigilantism

Police take security measurements during a third night of unrest in Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States. Photo: Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

Claims of chaos are echoed at the highest levels in conservative politics, and civilians who confront these protesters are publicized as heroes in right-wing media.

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